Mozzarella Stuffing Balls – Great Use for Leftover Stuffing!

Got leftover stuffing? Then you need to stuff it with cheese & make these AMAZING Mozzarella Stuffing Balls!! 

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls - great for leftover stuffing

Thanksgiving is over, and our fridges are packed full of leftovers.  How about turning one of those leftovers into something different, and even tastier than the first go-round?

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

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That’s where these Mozzarella Stuffing Balls come into play.  Oh my, oh my – are these suckers good!

Great way to use up that leftover stuffing!  And they couldn’t be simpler.  Follow along with me!

Here’s what you need:

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Dice up some fresh Mozzarella cheese into small bits.

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Take your cold stuffing and wrap it around a piece of Mozzarella.  Like so.

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Roll it around with your hands to pack it into a firm ball.

 

Repeat until all the stuffing balls are done.

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Beat an egg in a small dish.  Set aside.  Combine the panko bread crumbs & shredded Parmesan in another dish.  Dip each stuffing ball into the egg, and then dredge in the panko/Parmesan mixture.

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Fry in hot oil for a few minutes until golden brown.

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

 

Mozzarella Stuffing Balls

Got leftover stuffing? Then you need to stuff it with cheese & make these AMAZING Mozzarella Stuffing Balls!! 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cold stuffing
  • 2oz fresh Mozzarella cheese, cut into 16 cubes
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ⅓ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ⅓ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

Directions:

  1. Divide the stuffing into 16 portions. Mix the panko bread crumbs & Parmesan cheese in a small dish. Cup each portion around a piece of Mozzarella with your hand, and then roll into a firm ball. Dip into the egg, & dredge in the panko/Parmesan mixture.
  2. Fry in hot oil to cover until well browned.

If you don’t have 3 cups of stuffing left, no worries. Just dice up enough Mozzarella to fit into what you have and use equal parts of panko & Parmesan cheese. You can make it work with what you’ve got!

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